The overall purpose of the COLDIGIT project is to generate new knowledge on innovative digital tools and approaches, in order to understand how they can support governance of complex societal processes in the Nordic region.
The project address this overreaching question through three work packages. The first study whether perceived threats, such as terrorism, invokes fear in citizens and to what degree they are willing to curtail civil and political rights in the face of terrorist threats?
The project will approach educational inclusion from a holistic and an intersectional perspective highlighting ethnicity, social class, gender, and educational needs when comparing the three cities: Helsinki, Reykjavik and Amsterdam.
This multidisciplinary research project aims to promote children’s inclusion in educational settings in Finland, Iceland, the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden. We approach belonging as a relational, multi-dimensional, contested, and power-loaded phenomenon that is constructed in the intersection between the macro-level politics and humans’ daily lives at the micro-level.
The central aim of this project is to develop recommendations for resilient governance mechanisms for health cyberspace that can meet social expectations regarding the security and privacy of health data, while enabling broad use of health data to benefit society.
Current societal changes put pressure on the values and political ideals underlying the Nordic democratic educational project and its practical realisation. The centre focuses on the crucial question: How do systems, cultures and actors in education facilitate and constrain justice in the context of globalising Nordic welfare states?
NordForsk Magazine 2015 includes an interview with Denmark's Minister for Culture and Ecclesiastical Affairs, Bertel Haarder, and the former Icelandic Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir. Professor Erland Hjelmquist shares his thoughts about NordForsk health and welfare programme, and Chair of the Programme Committee, Fredrik Melander, presents the new Joint Nordic programme for neutron research.